Sports Medicine and Traditional Orthopedic Physical Therapy

One-on-one, client-focused care. Health is Wealth. Movement is Medicine.

Reviews

Knee replacement, 12 sessions of PT, then on to Movement Medicine to take my rehab to the next level. Love this place and especially working with Eric Nichols. I highly recommend for those who lead an active lifestyle and want to perform at their best.

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Rick Crain

Rick Crain

a week ago

Eric was great! So knowledgeable, helpful, and positive.

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Daniel Fishman

Daniel Fishman

3 weeks ago

Eric’s assessment skills are impeccable. He is very knowledgeable and takes his time to explain things to his patients. He’s very open to questions and is comprehensive with his treatment and follow-up plans. I highly recommend Eric for your Physical Therapy needs.

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Nedra Fortson

Nedra Fortson

a month ago

Kiva Brewer

Kiva Brewer

a month ago

Eric and team are awesome!!

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Mark Hipp

Mark Hipp

a month ago

Awesome experience with my 14 year old. He learned a lot and has a great program tailored for him. Would recommend Eric and his team to anyone looking to build strength and promote arm safety and development in their young baseball players.

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Mathew Pombo

Mathew Pombo

2 months ago

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Our Facility

Weight Room

Weight Room

Power and Plyometrics

Power and Plyometrics

Physical Therapy Clinic

Physical Therapy Clinic

Cold Plunge

Cold Plunge

Infrared Sauna

Infrared Sauna

Our Process

Restore

Restore

Rebuild

Rebuild

Reinforce

Reinforce

Recover

Recover

Our Services

Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention

  • Arm care 
  • Dry needling 
  • Myofascial Mobilization
  • Cupping 
  • Joint mobilization and manipulation 
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Marc Pro
UCL, Tommy John, ACL, rehab, Physical Therapy, Labrum, Shoulder, Arm care

Postoperative Rehab

  • Return to play procols 
  • Tommy John/UCL, ACL, Rotator Cuff, Meniscus, Labrum, Arthroscopic. 
  • Interval throwing programs
  • Interval hitting (Baseball and Golf) programs 
  • Expert guidance and exercise prescriptions
  • Cold Plunge and Infrared Sauna
Speed, Agility, Performance training, velocity, arm care, power, strength

Sports Performance

  • Golf and Baseball specific performance training 
  • Titliest Performance Institute Golf Assessment 
  • Overhead and Rotational Athletes 
  • Weekend Warriors 
  • Movement and Strength assessment via force plate and 3D motion analysis cameras
  • Sport specific speed, agility, power, mobility and strength programs
Physical Therapy

Traditional Physical Therapy

  • Non-operative injuries 
  • Recreational Atheletes 
  • Weekend Warriors
  • Prehab
  • Return to play 
  • Golf Swing Analysis  
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist/Hand Pain 
  • Hip, Knee, Foot/Ankle Pain 
  • Neck and Back Pain

About us

At Movement Medicine, we believe that movement is medicine. Our physical therapy services are designed to facilitate our clients' success both on and off the field. 

Our team of experienced therapists utilize evidence-based practices to provide personalized treatment plans for each individual. 

Our Team

Dr. Eric Nichols, PT, DPT, TPI-C, Cert DN

Dr. Eric Nichols, PT, DPT, TPI-C, Cert DN

Eric served as the Head Physical Therapist for Emory Golf Medicine and founded the program alongside Emory physicians. He also assisted in the development of the Emory Baseball Medicine program. He has a passion for sports medicine and orthopedic injuries, specifically the shoulder, elbow and knee. Not only does Eric enjoy helping others reach their goals but he is also an avid exerciser and enjoys golf, cycling, weight lifting and outdoor activities. Eric is board certified in dry needling as well as Titleist Performance Institute Medical Level II. He focuses his further education on orthopedic injuries, injury prevention and return to sport training.

Eric graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Exercise and Health Science. He then completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine.

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Lloyd Van Pamelen, PT, CSCS

Lloyd Van Pamelen, PT, CSCS

Lloyd has over 30 years of experience in sports medicine and orthopedic rehabilitation. He hopes to treat and rehabilitate clients of nearly every orthopedic diagnosis and get folks back to their normal “quality of life.”

Lloyd has been blessed to have unique experiences in his career, especially as related to baseball. He has presented at both community and professional seminars over the years, with 11 years with the Atlanta Braves. He has been equally grateful for the privilege of returning Little Leaguers, future Hall of Famers, and hundreds of ballplayers back to the “yard.” Lloyd ,the first PT ever hired by the Atlanta Braves, works for Georgia Tech Baseball during the times he is not at Movement Medicine.

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Scott Kramer, PT, DPT, SCS

Scott Kramer, PT, DPT, SCS

Scott is an Atlanta native who received his BS in exercise science from Georgia State University and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Brenau University. He has an experienced background treating orthopedic and sports medicine related injuries, particularly in overhead athletes. Scott is recognized as a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist with experience treating athletes at all levels of competition. Scott strives to build trust through a personalized approach with each patient, and to get them back playing the sports they love. Through this collaborative approach, he focuses on both injury treatment and injury prevention.

 

He has personal interest in treating the endurance athlete as he is a competitive age group triathlete in the 70.3 distance. To better help serve this population, he also holds a F.I.S.T. Bike Fit Certification from Slowtwitch and is able to make recommendations to prevent injuries and improve performance on the bike. In addition, Scott also holds certifications for Dry Needling, Concussion and Vestibular Rehab.

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Cal Lawanson, PT, DPT

Cal Lawanson, PT, DPT

Cal was born and raised in London, England. He settled in Kansas City, Missouri in 2012 and went on to attend the University of Missouri – Columbia where he ran Track and played Soccer. In 2018, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and continued his education there to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2021.

Cal has a high commitment to innovation and evidence-based rehabilitative practices that produce the best treatment outcomes. This dedication has led him to indulge in research opportunities where he has had the opportunity to present projects on a national stage, including the 2020 National Strength and Conditioning Association conference and the 2020 American Physical Therapy Associations Combined Sections Meeting where he was nominated for Best Orthopedics Poster award.

Cal enjoys working with athletes of all ages. Whether it is to prevent injury or help them return to sport and daily life, he makes sure every session is fun and productive. 

In his spare time, Cal enjoys soccer, the outdoors, traveling, cooking, reading and exploring his creative side through multiple mediums.

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